Ethical vs Unethical? Or Ethical vs Inadvertent?

Feb 6, 2018 by Anne Currie

Next month I’ll be co-hosting the first QCon Tech Ethics track in London with Gareth Rushgrove. We’ll hear speakers from many different areas of technology talking about the ethical issues they face. We’ll discuss ethical (and unethical) algorithms, codes of ethics, machine learning, AI, hiring, education and diversity. We could talk about much more but it’s only one day! In this post, I’m going to try to get my own head around the idea of.

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Microservices SOS! Over-Engineering War Stories

Oct 31, 2017 by Anne Currie

For me, one of the most fun and useful parts of going to conferences is talking to other attendees. I learn a lot that way about what folk are currently trying and learning.

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Where Do We Play and What Do Our Customers Value?

Oct 17, 2017 by Jamie Dobson

‘Container Solutions’ may, depending on your perspective, may be a misnomer. If you peel back the lid on our company, you see that we work at the intersection of containers, cloud infrastructure and rapid development. Why here? What is the relationship between these three things? And importantly, where do our customers come into this picture? These are the questions I will try and answer in this blog.

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The Cloud Native Attitude Mini-Book

Oct 11, 2017 by Anne Currie

Introduction to This Blog

In April this year, our CEO Jamie Dobson, CTO Pini Reznik and I were sitting around drinking Yorkshire tea and talking about how unclear the phrase “Cloud Native” was. What did it even mean? Did it just mean in the cloud? Was it a synonym for distributed systems? I suggested a blog series and in an arms race of content-driven ambition we settled on writing a whole short book on the subject of Cloud Native within 3.

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Securing Microservices with Docker from Adrian Mouat - Part 1

Jul 27, 2017 by Anne Currie

Last week, the excellent Adrian Mouat, Docker captain & author of “Using Docker” gave a webinar on how to use Docker to secure your microservice containers. The webinar was a teaser for a 2 day training session by Adrian and Sam Newman (author of “Building Microservices”) in Amsterdam on the 31 July and London on the 30 August. I’ll include booking links below, there are still a couple of spaces spare on both courses, which should be very.

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